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PHENYTOIN

Phenytoin is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system. Source: National Library of Medicine

At a Glance: This Drug in 2014

286K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 454 of 3362

$10.3M
Retail Cost

Rank: 806 of 3362

35,760
Patients

Rank: 622 of 3362

27,541
Prescribers

Rank: 536 of 3362

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Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 3,174 24,695 $952K
Texas 2,585 19,312 $796K
New York 2,367 18,784 $792K
Pennsylvania 1,904 16,107 $551K
Illinois 2,017 15,625 $491K
Ohio 1,805 14,826 $514K
Florida 1,815 13,776 $482K
Michigan 1,376 9,836 $317K
North Carolina 1,256 9,808 $358K
New Jersey 973 8,695 $279K
Tennessee 969 8,267 $259K
Georgia 933 7,977 $249K
Massachusetts 1,060 7,872 $338K
Kentucky 823 7,330 $249K
Missouri 847 6,744 $236K
Virginia 810 6,624 $241K
Indiana 785 5,992 $210K
Wisconsin 698 5,776 $200K
Alabama 725 5,647 $198K
Louisiana 699 5,369 $202K
Maryland 714 5,333 $233K
Mississippi 659 5,089 $170K
South Carolina 602 4,796 $149K
Washington 651 4,769 $168K
Minnesota 555 4,258 $155K
Connecticut 544 4,214 $154K
Arkansas 524 4,200 $160K
Oklahoma 461 3,370 $130K
Kansas 387 3,257 $111K
West Virginia 328 2,728 $108K
Iowa 336 2,692 $91.9K
Arizona 317 2,087 $77.6K
Oregon 298 1,964 $85.6K
Nebraska 238 1,824 $56K
Rhode Island 195 1,521 $58.7K
Colorado 242 1,503 $63.1K
Maine 191 1,445 $53.4K
New Mexico 186 1,260 $45.2K
South Dakota 150 1,258 $31.7K
New Hampshire 158 1,069 $35.1K
Nevada 133 901 $30.2K
Utah 114 827 $26.1K
North Dakota 92 691 $22.3K
Montana 82 635 $16.4K
Delaware 82 564 $20.8K
District of Columbia 86 547 $19.2K
Idaho 68 534 $16K
Vermont 75 495 $22.2K
Hawaii 58 368 $12.2K
Wyoming 31 238 $6,099
Alaska 114 $5,252
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for PHENYTOIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled302

TUCKER

Georgia

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled265

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled252

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled243

COLUMBUS

Georgia

CHRISTOPHER LABONTE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled241

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled238

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled223

CULLMAN

Alabama

DANA NASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled219

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

TODD FULCHER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled215

BRANDON

Mississippi

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled208

JACKSON

Mississippi

ALEXANDER CHAN MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled206

TURLOCK

California

DENNIS STROBEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled204

DWIGHT

Illinois

DALE MCGREGOR D.O.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled202

MOULTRIE

Georgia

KENNETH SLATER MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled202

MARION

Virginia

ERIC BARNES D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled200

COLUMBIA

Missouri

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled196

SMYRNA

Georgia

EDWARD WARREN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled189

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

KHOA NGUYEN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled186

HOUSTON

Texas

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled185

ANAHEIM

California

ANN NOLEN D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled184

GEORGETOWN

Texas

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled175

TEXARKANA

Texas

SUSAN DEGUIDE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

ROCKFORD

Illinois

MICHAEL MARKOPOULOS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled168

DEL MAR

California

ADOLPHUS LEWIS DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled166

FORT WORTH

Texas

JAMES JEWELL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled163

ROCK HILL

South Carolina